Birth Announcements

So, the baby's born, what comes next? Discuss your postpartum and parenting concerns here.
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Re : Birth Announcements

Postby samarasmom » Thu Aug 05, 2004 05:43 pm

Moms Name: Sandra
City/state: Lansing MI
Age: 23
Dads Name: Michael
Boy or Girl: Girl
Name Samara Juliyana
Date of Birth: 07/21/04
Weight: 6 pds 12 ounces
Length: 20 inches

Was watched for PE the whole preg but never made a full diagnosis. Biggest complication was preterm labor at 28 wks and we made it to 35 wks YEAH! WE are both doing very good

Sandra 23
elijah 05/06/99
isaiah 03/25/02
samara 07/21/04

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Re : Birth Announcements

Postby akemt » Thu Aug 05, 2004 03:03 pm

Mom's name: Catherine (akemt)
City/State: Ketchikan, Alaska
Age: 23
Dad's name: Britton
Boy or Girl: Girl
Name: Lara Julianne
Date of Birth: 7/31/2004
Weight: 8 lbs 6 oz
Length: 20 inches

No PIH or oligohydramnios this pregnancy. Had a 2nd trimester BP jump but it never became hypertensive. I was induced at 38 wks 2 days and everything went well and we are healthy and happy!

Catherine (23), Moderator (pregnant again)
DH Britton (27)
Emma Margaret (03/02/03) 37 weeks from PIH & oligo
?Lara Julianne? due 8/11 -induction 7/31 Borderline PIH & gallbladder fun!

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Re : Birth Announcements

Postby meg hanrahan » Fri Jun 25, 2004 03:12 pm

Mom's name: Meg Hanrahan
City/State: Oakland, CA
Age: 37
Dad's name: Rick Mascardo
Boy or Girl: Girl
Name: Kathleen (Katie) Belen
Date of Birth: 4/21/2004
Weight: 8 lbs
Length: 19 inches

No pre-eclampsia this time around - whoopee! I took baby aspirin until week 32 and Katie came right on her due date. My docs kept a very watchful eye on my bp and thankfully everything went great. Some hope that it doesn't always hit twice !

Meg Hanrahan
Isabella 11/11/2002 at 34 weeks, severe PE
Katie 4/21/2004 - no problems

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Re : Birth Announcements

Postby amandab » Sat May 29, 2004 11:10 am

Mom's Name: Amanda
City/State: Frisco, TX
Age (opt): 28
Dad's Name: Tim
Boy or Girl: Girl
Name of baby: Maija Grace
Date of Birth: 5/18/04
Weight: 5 lb 12 oz
Length: 18 3/4

Diagnosis: PIH at 30 weeks, class 3 HELLP at 34 weeks, 6 weeks on hospital bedrest
Status: early c-section @ 36.5 wks after lung maturity amnio, Maija is doing great!!

Amanda (28)
Hubby (29)
Maija Grace - 5/18/04 (36.5 wks), HELLP
~i~ Aidan Timothy - 4/14/03 (29 wks), pre-e and abruption

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Re : Birth Announcements

Postby sugar » Sun Apr 11, 2004 01:58 pm

Mother: Maria N. Wannop
Father: Unlisted
Girl/Boy: Boy
Babies Name: Demitri Alexander John Wannop
DOB: April 5th,2004
Time: 13:09 or 1:09pm
Diagnosis: Preeclampsia
Status: Home now for 3 days.

Thanks for all the love and support from everyone. If anyone has any questions they can email me at

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Re : Birth Announcements

Postby denise » Tue Feb 10, 2004 06:34 am

Mom's Name: Denise
City/State: Wausau, WI
Age (opt): 27
Dad's Name: Jason
Boy or Girl: Girl
Name of baby: Ariana Nadine
Date of Birth: 05/03/03
Weight: 4 lb 0.8oz
Length: 17 1/2

Diagnosis: HELLP, PIH
Status: Born at 35 weeks, spent 15 days in the special care nursery. Now 9 months old and doing great. Does have reflux problems and on meds for that.[:D]

Ariana-born 5/3/03 at 35 weeks due to HELLP Syndrome

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Re : Birth Announcements

Postby lene » Mon Feb 09, 2004 11:22 pm

Mom's Name: Lene
City/country: Sarpsborg / Norway
Age : 31
Dad's Name: Jarle
Boy or Girl: Boy
Name of baby: Andreas
Date of Birth: 2-4-02
Weight: 7 lb 11 oz
Length: 49 cm

Diagnosis: Ecalmpsia


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Re : Birth Announcements

Postby 5thtymachrm » Wed Jan 28, 2004 06:38 pm

Mom's Name: Elizabeth
City/State: Snohomish,WA
Age (opt): 27
Dad's Name: Shawn
Boy or Girl: Girl
Name of baby: Indigo Elizabeth
Date of Birth: 11/20/03
Weight: 5 lb 13 oz
Length: 18 1/2

Diagnosis: chronic hypertension(@12wks), hypothyroid, large blood clot @8wks, spent 33 weeks on bedrest(modified and strict)
Status: early c-section @37 wks due to increased BP and other issues. Baby born with hemifacial microtia and heavily jaundiced but still doing well.

11/20/03 Indigo E. (born with no PE @ 37 weeks, 5lbs 13oz) (Pg Issues:hypertension(atenolol),hyperemesis, hypothyroidism, cancer remission, asthma, 8cm blood clot @3wks)
11/17/95 m/c @14wks
1/97 m/c @3wks
2/98 m/c @5wks
8/02 m/c @3wks

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Re : Birth Announcements

Postby amber » Wed Jan 28, 2004 04:54 pm

Mom's Name: Amber Kuespert
City/State: Fremont, IN
Age (opt): 27
Dad's Name: Drew
Boy or Girl: Girl
Name of baby: Ellise Raegan
Date of Birth: 10/22/03
Weight: 4 lb 1 oz
Length: 16 1/2

Diagnosis: Bad blood flow in umbilical cord

Ellise spent 9 days in the NICU. She never had to be on a ventilator, but spent 8 days in a warming bed and under billiruben lights. She has made a full recovery and shows no signs of complications!


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Re : Birth Announcements

Postby joanne » Sun Jan 25, 2004 02:39 am

Mum's name Joanne Humphrey

City/State: UK
Age (opt): 31
Dad's Name: Sandy
Boy or Girl: Boy
Name of baby: Austin Nicholas
Date of Birth: 12-19-04
Weight: 9 lb 10.5 oz
Length: 55

All went well this time . Born by caesarean

Jo 31
Sandy 34
Kit 31 weeks (PE)(08/08/01)
Austin (full term no PE)(12/19/03)

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